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Why churches are turning to club music to elevate praise.
Wait Upon the Drop. Why churches are turning to club music to elevate praise. Jeff Neely| June 14, 2017. Wait Upon the Drop. Why churches are turning to club music to elevate praise.
The Power of Polarity
It’s past time the ongoing divide between justice and evangelism was broken down.
The Western mind, by default, seeks resolution of tension, elimination of ambiguity, and distinction in borders. This is true in the world of music, which is mostly storytelling set to song.
Planting 1,000 Churches in Your Lifetime
Churches need to be planted and then quickly need to plant other churches.
you drove onto this campus, you drove on four lane roads called 'Purpose Drive' and 'Saddleback Parkway.' When you got out of your car, people greeted you and music was playing in
The Diffusion and Influence of Contemporary Worship
How does worship music style relate to congregational growth?
Mar 18, 2017. research, worship, music. The Diffusion and Influence of Contemporary Worship. 1 of 4. How does worship music style relate to congregational growth?
Making Music and Babies: Christian Singers Open Up About Motherhood
For artists like Kari Jobe and Audrey Assad, family comes first, but that doesn’t mean their careers go away.
Reporting | Pop Culture. Making Music and Babies: Christian Singers Open Up About Motherhood. How can I ever make music again?” said Velasquez, whose No.
Shut Up and Dance! The Intersection of Freedom, Art, and Gospel Expression
Artist and evangelist believes all art carries a message.
I am an artist and an evangelist. For over ten years I have used art and music to share the gospel outside of the church, and at times, I have been criticized for doing this.
Don’t Miss Steven Curtis Chapman’s PointSubscriber Access Only
Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain.
Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain. Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain.
Ten Reasons Every Church-Planting Team Needs a Worship Leader
Worship is warfare.
It is culturally relevant worship that is intelligible to the people. It incorporates their music, their arts, and their means of expressing truth in their culture.
Kendrick Lamar's Duel with Damnation
The influential rapper’s latest record is all about our fear of being condemned.
members are able to relate and engage.” This holding-in-tension of religion, sex, violence, money, and drugs (which Hodge calls the “neo-secular sacred”) appears in much rap music.
‘Song to Song’ Is Cinematic Wisdom Literature
With Austin (and Solomon) as his muse, Terrence Malick applies ancient truth to the 21st-century world.
Both are colorful, beautiful, and full of music. But Malick's film is not a crowd-pleaser. Mara plays Faye, a restless hipster trying to make it in the Austin music scene.
Cliff Barrows Just Moved from Choir Director to Member of Heavenly Choir
Billy Graham's long-time song leader and choir director passes into Glory
He was the Music and Program Director for Billy Graham Crusades since 1946 and led congregational singing and Crusade choirs around the world.
In Memory: The Man Who Brought Harmony to Billy Graham’s Ministry
Music director Cliff Barrows served for decades with a peaceful spirit and joyful song.
Music director Cliff Barrows served for decades with a peaceful spirit and joyful song. Music director Cliff Barrows served for decades with a peaceful spirit and joyful song.
Does Your Church Have the Right Model?
How to decide.
same approach. “When I go to any Starbucks I know I will get a great cup of coffee from friendly people in a relaxing environment with good music. I know
Four Life Lessons from the Funeral of Cliff Barrows
Billy Graham's long-time song leader and choir director remembered in North Carolina
Surprisingly, it was not because of the music (although it was amazing), but because of the life that was celebrated. I posted a clip of the music, and you can watch it here.
Saturday is for Seminars - Fractured, The Church and Mental Illness, One Night Centered on God
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One Night Centered on God – Friday, March 17 – Wheaton, IL. Christ-honoring worship and music from Keith and Kristyn Getty, as well as from Jon Guerra.
Los misioneros inmigrantes
Los inmigrantes latinos están haciendo ministerios en sus patrias y redefiniendo calladamente las misiones norteamericanas.
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Los misioneros inmigrantes Read in English. Los inmigrantes latinos están haciendo ministerios en sus patrias y redefiniendo calladamente las misiones norteamericanas.
Our July/Aug Issue: The Upside of Disruption
How unwelcome change can lead to a fuller life.
Or, as we also cover in this issue, innovations in church music and orphan care offer us new opportunities to explore God's design for worship and nurture, even as we wrestle with their
Does It Really Matter? How Generational Dynamics Impact Our Evangelism
We need different methods for reaching those over 40 and under 40.
seeker movement.' If you are a Baby Boomer, you were not necessarily invited to a stadium, but you may have been invited to a church with contemporary music, approachable teaching
Want to Help Christians Stay in the Middle East? Start with Your Vacation.Subscriber Access Only
Both pilgrims and pleasure seekers allow Arab believers to resist exodus amid ISIS.
Want to Help Christians Stay in the Middle East? Start with Your Vacation. Both pilgrims and pleasure seekers allow Arab believers to resist exodus amid ISIS.
Gleanings: July/August 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
Gleanings: July/August 2017. Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue). CT Staff| June 21, 2017. Gleanings: July/August 2017.
Top Story June 25, 2017
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
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